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In the previous post I’ve define some ways to verify a VMware certification, to avoid frauds and wrong usage of false credential. Note that VUE give also a way to authenticate a Score Report.

For other certifications there are different ways and, in some cases, could also be simplest:

  • Microsoft: for all this kind of certification there is a specific portal (Validate MCP Transcript) where you can put the MCP ID (each certified people has a unique ID and this does not depends on the certification type) and a password (defined by the certified guy) and get the entire transcript of all Microsoft certifications. Note that old certifications (like MCSA and MCSE) does not officially expire (but of course are related to some specific products like Windows Server 2000 or 2003), but new certifications (MCTS, MCTIP, …) have and expire date.
  • Citrix: a common SaaS tool ( is used for all sales and technical certifications. The transcript page ( is not public available, but is possible require to send a specific certification (or more) transcript to an email (using “Publish Credentials”). The source email is [email protected], the IP may vary, so be sure to verify the header from a trusted transcript!
  • Symantec: it use the same tool of Citrix but with a different transcript page ( Again it is possible to require to send a transcript via email. Note that for partner there are only several sales certifications and few technical certifications (STS).
  • EMC: still the previous tools, but with a different page (
  • Juniper and Cisco: same as before ( and
  • RedHat, Novell, and other vendors: … for the next post :)

Virtualization, Cloud and Storage Architect. Tech Field delegate. VMUG IT Co-Founder and board member. VMware VMTN Moderator and vExpert 2010-20 and vExpert Pro. Dell TechCenter Rockstar 2014-15. Microsoft MVP 2014-16. Veeam Vanguard 2015-19. Nutanix NTC 2014-20. Several certifications including: VCDX-DCV, VCP-DCV/DT/Cloud, VCAP-DCA/DCD/CIA/CID/DTA/DTD, MCSA, MCSE, MCITP, CCA, NPP.